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Senior Validation Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Basel
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 340733/001_1536328697
  • Sector: Pharmacology, EPM Scientific
  • Date posted: 07/09/2018

Senior Validation Engineer (German-speaking)

Location: Basel, Switzerland

The Company Overview:

A multi-national company that provides validation and GMP compliance services is actively expanding in Switzerland and seeks experienced senior validation engineers. These positions are permanent roles with the company, and offer the opportunity to work in a variety of different manufacturing facilities throughout Switzerland.

This company prides itself in its family workplace culture and you'll be a central part of its expansion.


  • Independently oversee and conduct qualification, validation and compliance work as an experienced consultant.

  • Manage projects related to qualification, validation, and compliance (QA, QC, etc…)

  • Prepare detailed project status reports to communicate project progress, technical corrections, functionality, and completion

  • Ensure that projects remain within budget and deadlines.

  • Take charge of major accounts as Account Team Leader and support Business Development team on identifying and securing new clients and projects.

  • Support junior-level colleagues for training and development.

  • Participate in congresses and trade fairs as a company representative and project specialist.

  • Manage administrative activities for project and team (i.e. expense reports, vacation requests, etc.)


  • Educated in a technical or scientific field.

  • Significant experience in Life Sciences with a focus on quality, validation and compliance.

  • SME / Subject Matter Expertise in several areas of qualification and validation activities.

  • Experience in Quality Control or Assurance is preferred.

  • Knowledge of different companies' validation processes (i.e. by having experience working in at least three different firms).

  • Demonstrable knowledge of relevant regulations.

  • Project Management experience, ideally with direct team leadership.

  • Good knowledge of relevant IT systems.

  • Fluent German and very good English. Other languages are an advantage.

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